Lightly Salted, Cinnamon Broiled Grapefruit

Sometimes my most difficult struggle with keeping this page up to date with fresh ideas isn’t in what I am eating, it’s realizing the value behind the simple things we do eat. Over the last couple of months I have been running a Facebook group dedicated to healthy, whole-food eating.  Over there I am sharing […]

Paleo Chicken Parmesan

Life, as we all know, can sometimes become so overwhelming. That doesn’t always mean bad or negative things are happening…it just simply means our plate is overflowing. Mine has been overflowing for quite some time, hence the lack of sharing here! Recently though, I’ve begun to realize that most of my overflow is self inflicted.  […]

AIP Basil Pesto (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Nut-Free)

There are few things more delectable than a rich, savory, creamy sauce like pesto. That is, unless you are allergic to some of the most vital ingredients normally found in this simple sauce. While my family often enjoys my Vegan Pesto with Kale, recently a friend asked me if I had ever attempted to make […]

What We Eat: Teriyaki Beef Kabobs (Paleo, Whole30)

Last week I shared how I managed to stretch a meal originally planned for 4 to be enough for 8 people…this week, the concept is similar. Fruits and vegetables can make a meal stretch. Use these instead of grains and you’ve got a paleo plan you can afford to stick with. Because we purchase our […]

The Best Gluten-Free Bread Ever! (Done 2 Ways!)

We are almost an the entire way through Celiac Awareness Month and I have failed to post a single recipe. Like many of you, this time of the year for my family of 7 is filled with sports events, end of the year concerts, talent shows, birthdays, holidays and more… It is just a wee […]

Pulled Pork with Pineapple Salsa over Roasted Acorn Squash

Two weeks ago I shared a simple recipe for 3-ingredient crockpot pulled pork. Today, I wanted to share with you one of our favorite ways to enjoy this! This Pulled Pork with Pineapple Salsa over Roasted Acorn Squash goes together quickly enough (once the pork has been cooked) that it makes for a great work/school […]

Vanilla with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting Mustache Cake (dairy-free, gluten-free, paleo)

More often than not, when your birthday falls close to a holiday, any holiday, chances are that your party theme will fall in line with that holiday. My October baby often has some sort of Halloween or ghoulish aspect to her party (and her treats). My Thanksgiving baby (as in, she was born on Thanksgiving […]

Banana Pecan Bread

What do you do when the high for the day is a whopping 22 degrees, the roads are covered in ice and you have been told by the local authorities to just stay home? Why you bake, of course! As we were getting moving this morning, my husband saw me grabbing the three very ripe […]

Simple Frittata (mix and match!)

As we prepare for our New Year, New You, Naturally cleanse, I am doing my best to get back in the habit of making high-protein, vegetable rich breakfasts. I find that my week flows a lot easier when I plan ahead, and I stick to my plan much more effectively when I make one or […]

A Purely Paleo Thanksgiving Menu and Tips for Hosting a Successful Thanksgiving Feast

  Can you believe that Thanksgiving is simply two days away? At this point, many of you have done your menu planning and already have the wheels in motion for your fantastic feast. But many of you, like me, have found yourself swamped up until this very minute and haven’t really had the opportunity to […]